DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017
The Palestinian terrorist group is threatened by a newer and bigger Islamist fish.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 24, 2017
Israelis tend to get carried away by endless post mortems on long-past battles. A press leak Tuesday, Jan. 24, from a closed security cabinet war conference, that took place during the last anti-terror operation “Defensive Edge” in 2014 against Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, has resurrected old charges that the Netanyahu government had failed to appreciate the perils of Hamas’ terror tunnels. A new kind of tunnel, debkafile’s intelligence sources reveal, is now serving Hamas to smuggle North Korean Bulsae-2- anti-tank missiles from Libya through Sinai.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016
It successful, ISIS would control a large wedge of land between Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel.
DEBKAfile Special Report November 5, 2016
Jordanian forces, along with US special forces and helicopters, are engaged in a massive manhunt for the Islamist gunmen who murdered three US military trainers and seriously injured others Friday, Nov. 4 at the Prince Faisal Air Base near the southern Jordanian town of Al-Jafr.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 1, 2016
Reduced numbers don’t diminish their capabilities as West believes.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 25, 2016
The IDF responds to Chad’s request to assist in counter-terror battles.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016
Sinai has become the ISIS regional communications hub, US discovers.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 10, 2016
The Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry’s visit to Israel Sunday, July 10 and the two conversations he held with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that day underscored the intensified ties between the two governments and their leaders.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2016
The navy, air force and general staff are short of the smart infrastructure for such advanced ships.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016
The Egyptian military wound up a four-week offensive against remote Islamic State strongholds in central Sinai.
DEBKAfile Special Report May 28, 2016
The US has deployed about 7,500 US soldiers in Iraq and Syria and an additional 1,000 to 1,250 troops in Libya. US planes are taking off from Incirlilk base in South Turkey against Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq. Yet the ISIS peril is not diminished.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2016
There is a strong emphasis on bilateral intelligence and operational cooperation regarding Iran’s ballistic missile.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 8, 2016
The last 48 hours (May 7-8) have seen a major escalation of the ISIS threats against Israel, debkafile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources report. In a coordinated maneuver by all of the ISIS commands in the Middle East, the terrorist organization simultaneously released at least 10 videos that it said showed ISIS forces on their way to attack targets in Israel.
DEBKAfile Special Report April 27, 2016
The US withdrew its forces from the Sinai Peninsula last weekend in response to Egypt’s transfer of sovereignty over Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia. The move came after Washington protested to Egyptian President El-Sisi over its exclusion from consultations and military coordination between Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel regarding the islands.
DEBKAfile Special Report November 18, 2015
The secret Obama-Putin deal on a political solution for Syria that was reached on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya has radically changed and intensified Russia’s air strike tactics in the last 24 hours. For the first time, Russian air force planes took off for Syria Tuesday, Nov. 17 from home bases.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 12, 2015
The Sinai branch of ISIS could not have performed alone for blowing up the Russian airliner. It was backed by the spreading, multinational Islamic State organization, like the Tunisian attack five months earlier.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 5, 2015
A Russian-made Buk missile could have reached a high-flying airliner and could have been made available to ISIS-Sinai from its partner Ansar Al-Sharia, its fraternal ally in Libya.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 5, 2015
ISIS targeted and struck two foes, Russia and Egypt, with a single Russian-made missile. Neither wants to admit this. The Islamists fearing retribution went to ground after shooting down the Russian airliner, but there was none.